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PARAEDUCATOR - BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST, 22-0520 HZ (#22-0520 HZ)

Horizon Elementary

Mukilteo School District

Everett, Washington

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Job Description

This is a 4.5 hour per day, 180 day per year Paraeducator - Behavior Support Specialist position with benefits at Horizon Elementary School. Anticipated start date is 09/06/2022.

Hours for this position are 8:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
 

The successful candidate will be flexible, self directive, confident, and willing to collaborate with the other Behavior Support Specialists and Administrators in the building.

 

Experience with restorative discipline practices preferred. Able to build collaborative relationships with staff, students, and families. Spanish language proficiency preferred.

 

This position is open until filled.

 

 

 

Pursuant to Washington law, you must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon hire.  Please do not submit proof of vaccination with your application materials.

 

 

JOB TITLE:                                     Paraeducator – Behavior Support Specialist

 

JOB CLASSIFICATION:                  Paraeducator - MESP

 

REPORTS TO:                                Principal

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Assist LAP eligible or served students who are exhibiting behavior and social emotional actions that are impacting academic achievement in order to provide proactive behavior supports that refocuses the student.  Assist the teacher with designing, planning, and delivering lessons and activities that increase positive behavior in the classroom and around the school premises.  Supervise students at recess, in the cafeteria, and in the library.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist teacher(s) with the daily supervision of students for the purpose of maintaining and providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Under the teacher’s direction, collect student behavioral data and collaborate with teacher on designing behavior goals. Support students with developing routines and common language to assist with their communication skills regarding classroom behaviors.
  • Under the teacher’s direction, implement behavior plans to monitor and address positive student behavior and run small groups to address behavior/social emotional concerns of students.
  • Assist teacher(s) with monitoring and managing student behavior and progress; share observations with teacher(s) and other professional staff.
  • Assist teacher(s) with implementation of various strategies to address diverse student needs and support individual educational growth and achievement goals.
  • Provide clerical and general classroom assistance for staff, which may include collection and data entry of information and correspondence.
  • Maintain confidentiality with student information.
  • Assist with monitoring students in the cafeteria and/or at recess; assist with maintaining a clean and orderly environment for student safety and well-being.
  • Participate in meetings and training for the purpose of sharing information, improving the employee skills and knowledge, implementing school initiatives and addressing student needs.
  • Comply with District Policies.
  • Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regularly work hours specified.
  • May be subject to reassignment of job duties depending on program, building and student needs
  • Such other related job duties as assigned by supervisor(s).

 

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of math, spelling, reading, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Desire and aptitude to work with students.
  • Ability to positively and professionally interact with students, supervisors, and staff.
  • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team situation.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage student behavior.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and meet deadlines in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to operate or willingness to learn to operate standard classroom equipment.
  • Ability to provide for the physical, health and safety needs of students.
  • Knowledge of computer applications used to assist with student learning.
  • Ability to strengthen job-related competencies.

 

Education/Certification: 

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Two years of study at an institution of higher education (72 quarter credits or 48 semester credits), or have obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree or have successfully passed the Para Pro Assessment developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
  • Valid Washington Driver's License, with acceptable driving record.
  • Depending on assignment, may be required to complete behavior modification programs, including safe physical restraining techniques and/or other training as required.

 

Experience: 

Job-related experience desired

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:  Paraeducator

 



















































































































































































 


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Mukilteo School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator Dan Dizon (425-356-1319), dizonds@mukilteo.wednet.edu, Section 504 Coordinator Lisa Pitsch (425-356-1277), pitschla@mukilteo.wednet.edu, and the ADA/Access Coordinator Karen Mooseker (425-356-1330), moosekerkw@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9401 Sharon Drive in Everett, WA. Inquiries regarding ADA/Access issues at Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center should be directed to Wes Allen, Director (425-348-2220) allenwr@mukilteo.wednet.edu. Address: 9001 Airport Road in Everett, WA 98204.

  • Job Categories : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
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